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Gimme Five: Overlooked jazz guitar recordings by Pat Martino, John McLaughlin, others

Here’s my look at jazz guitar records that didn’t get their due.

Steve Erwin, with Danny Gatton – Was It Like This (1988)

Steve Erwin, with Danny Gatton – Was It Like This (1988)

by Nick DeRiso It takes a complex, genre-bending singer to fend off the distracting brilliance of fabled guitar-playing Danny Gatton. Maine-based Steve Erwin, who made his name playing around Washington, D.C., pulls it off on the newly re-released Was It Like This. Originally recorded in December 1988 with Gatton, the album is best described by the guitarist himself – whoRead More

Forgotten series: Danny Gatton – 88 Elmira St. (1991)

The late, and unjustly obscure Washington D.C. guitar guru Danny Gatton — known, quite simply, as The Humbler — finally got his splashy major-label debut with this one, and it sparkles in the white-hot spotlight. Good thing, too. By 1994, one of music’s most versatile, talented and electric performers had committed suicide. In the interim, Gatton’s recordings more often includedRead More

Gimme Five: Overlooked jazz guitar recordings by Emily Remler, Larry Coryell, Pat Martino, Danny Gatton, John McLaughlin

by S. Victor Aaron My look at jazz guitar records that didn’t get their due.

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